• November 20, 2014

    A Childhood

    Album3: Silences On Crie, Fondation Pour L’Enfance, 18371-1, 1989 (distributed by CBS; CB 321); also on cassette (18371-4, 1989). A Childhood was part of an album titled Silences On Crie, a fundraising vehicle for and released by the Fondation Pour L’Enfance, a French charity fighting against child abuse, in November 1989. Among the other artists contributing were Richard Bohringer, Francis […]

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  • November 5, 2014

    I’ll Be Good To You (With Chaka Khan, Quincy Jones)

    Single3 (A, part 1; B, part 2): Qwest 22697, October 1989.Single3 (12″ Maxi CD): Quest 0-21408, 1989.Music clip: see this.Album3 (LP, CD): Quincy Jones, Back On The Block, Quest 26020, 1989. Lead vocals – Chaka Khan, Ray Charles; guitar – George Johnson; bass – Louis Johnson; keyboards – David Paich, Greg Phillinganes, Ian Prince; drums – Harvey […]

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  • October 22, 2014

    Precious Thing (Till The Next Somewhere) (with Dee Dee Bridgewater)

    German single. Album3 (LP, CD): Dee Dee Bridgewater, Victim Of Love, Polydor 841 199, 1989. Single3: Polydor 889 130, 1989, b/w Sunset And Blue. The musicvideo version (4:44) of Pecious Thing, produced by NBdC and directed by Bertrand Antoine Fevre, is about 20 seconds shorter than the single and album version(s). There’s also an instrumental mix. Arranged by Kjetil […]

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  • October 13, 2014

    That’s Where It’s At (With Lou Rawls)

    Album3: Lou Rawls, At Last (Blue Note B2-91937, 1989). David Fathead Newman on tenor sax. Rawls: “I did a number on Ray’s last album, called Save The Bones For Henry Jones*, so he was happy to do this for me.” *For the album Just Between Us (1988). Ray initially wanted to do that song with B.B. King.

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